InterMine makes use of a variety of freely available software packages.

Software At least Purpose
Git 1.7 check out and update source code
Java SDK 8 build and use InterMine
Tomcat 8.5.x website
PostgreSQL 9.3.x database
Perl 5.8.8 run build scripts
Maven 3.0.5 manage local dependencies
SOLR 7.2.1 search engine


InterMine only supports installations onto Linux and Mac OS X systems. Windows systems of any kind are not supported. We run a mixture of Debian and Fedora servers in our data centre in Cambridge.

After installation, most programs require extra configuration to work with InterMine:

InterMine uses Gradle to manage the build but do not install Gradle locally. Instead use the wrapper provided.